Set a screensaver


I want to find out which screensaver is currently set in Win95 and set it to another one, does anyone know how ?

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Try to use the WM_SYSCOMMAND message.
the current ScreenSaver is stored in the system registry.
Have a look at \HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop.
The string value SCRNSAVE.EXE aliases to the complete path of the ScreenSaver executeable.
You can read and modify the value with a TRegistry-Object.

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This can be handy if you want to know everything about screensavers!

For ScreenSaver documentation, see Lucian Wischik's Page at... or

For sample sources, download Meik Weber's Saver from... Hope this helps. Shuji

Have fun,
michaelsandersAuthor Commented:
I checked out the registry before and now did it again at your specified location, nope, only some settings are there... I mean how long it takes before it should start, the wallpaper etc, but no SCRNSAVE.EXE. I did find this in the system.ini file and it appears to to change when I change the screensave. Maybe I should change that using the TIni object ? AnyWay I checked the site ziffnab proposed and found it should be in the ini file. Thanks ziffnab and d003303 ! CU!
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